Tuesday, April 23, 2013

New Cricut Iron On Vinyl Atomic T-shirt Project

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Provo Craft has come out with two new cartridges, specifically designed to go with their new Cricut Iron On Vinyl!  They are called Cricut Brooklyn Iron On and Cricut Boho Graphics and both retail for $29.99.

To make a cute t-shirt for my son Robbie (shown above), I used the nuclear/atomic image on this T-shirt from the new Cricut Brooklyn Iron On cartridge - check out some of the other fun images on this cartridge:
I love all the nerdy images on this cartridge!  I am so making a "pi" shirt for next year's Pi Day (nerd that I am...).  But how cute would that tie or glasses, mustache, bowtie look on a boy's onesie!?
Provo Craft has conveniently created a page on their website to see all about the iron on vinyl, including instructions and projects - check it out HERE.

The number one piece of advice is to FLIP your images - don't forget!  That's a project killer.  Also, just follow the instructions that come with the vinyl.

I found the iron on vinyl easy to work with overall.  Most difficult is that I found the setting for the pressure on the Expression was a little too heavy and ended up partially cutting through the clear sheeting, which made the weeding (removal of parts you won't iron on) very tough.

In the end, once I was past the weeding toughness, it was quite easy to iron on and the results were quick and smooth.

Tomorrow, I will show you a project where I layered the vinyl and used the glitter vinyl also.  I LOVE the glitter vinyl!  It is really glittery!

Here is a peek at the Cricut Boho Graphics cartridge:
Here are all the cool Iron On Vinyl colors Provo Craft has come out with - they are $12.99 each.
What do you think of the new cartridges?  Do you like iron on vinyl?  Have you used it before/a lot?

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  1. So cute!

  2. Adorable! Especially perfect since the 'nerd' stuff is totally in right now! :D

  3. Love your post! I didnt know about this new cartridge..I bet my brother would want me to make him a shirt with the iron on vinyl with some of these designs.

  4. Oh first off your son has the best smile ever what a cutie. Great job on the shirt you are the Queen of iron on's and vinyl thanks for sharing a super sweet piece.

  5. Love it! I love the images on that Brooklyn cartridge! So many great ideas flooded my head when I looked at those images!

  6. I miss having my cricut! I stopped scrapbooking but there are times I really feel like I could use it for my business or making t-shirts would be awesome!!

  7. I've had fun using vinyl in classes but haven't ventured there by myself.

    Fun t-shirt and cute boy!

  8. Love that atomic shirt. Looking the cart over, I'd love to do the lobster for a summer BBQ.

  9. I also love all the 'nerdy' stuff. I have a geek (self proclaimed) daughter that would love any of those designs.

  10. Great shirt and would be great for a science project. Like both the new cartridges. Have never used iron on vinyl but may now. Thanks!

  11. What a cutie.......your son of course....and the shirt too. Thanks for sharing a pic of the family, personalization of the site gets two thumbs up in my book! :)

  12. Cool...I haven't tried the iron on, but your project looks great! Thanks for sharing

  13. Thanks Again 4 keeping us ALL informed. Say you really have such IN-spiring ideas...thanks for ALL you do for us. This is such a great way to actually be able to "see" just what the whole cartridge holds...thanks, U R A Gift!


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